By Ramsey Cox - 04/01/14 04:28 PM EDT
Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidThe missed opportunity of JASTA States urged to bolster election security How the White House got rolled on the Saudi-9/11 bill MORE (D-Nev.) on Tuesday used the release of Rep. Paul RyanPaul RyanIncomes are rising, but don't trust GOP to make it a trend GOP lawmakers slam secret agreement to help lift Iran bank sanctions 9/11 bill is a global blunder that will weaken US efforts abroad MORE's (R-Wis.) budget to renew his attacks on the conservative donors Charles and David Koch.
Reid said the Ryan budget is a “Koch-topia,” because it helps the rich at the expense of the poor.
“It’s a modern Koch-topia,” Reid said on the Senate floor Tuesday. “We might as well call it the Koch budget.”
As they have done in the past, Democrats hope to use the budget proposal as a weapon against Republicans in the midterm elections.
They are also seeking to attack the Koch brothers, the billionaire industrialists who are spending millions of dollars on campaign ads helping Republicans, in addition to being major financial backers of conservative groups in Washington.
Reid said he found out Monday that the Kochs plan to run ads against him in Nevada, despite the fact that he isn’t up for reelection until 2016.
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